Torsten Sauer

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Torsten Sauer

Torsten Sauer

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Biography

Torsten Sauer is a corporate and M&A lawyer based in Luxembourg. He has a wealth of experience of advising clients (mainly listed multinationals, asset managers, HNWIs, insurance/reinsurance undertakings, pension plans and pharmaceutical companies) on corporate law and governance matters, public and private M&A (including joint ventures, reorganisations and re-financings of groups of companies), private equity and the structuring of corporate finance transactions.

Torsten is also regularly involved in complex real estate and capital market transactions, with a strong focus on the German market and the DACH-region. Prior to joining the firm, Torsten worked for leading international law firms in Paris, New York and Luxembourg.

He is a standing member of the New York, Paris and Luxembourg bars and is fully proficient in English, French and German.

Torsten obtained law degrees from the universities of Saarbrücken (Diplom-Jurist), Panthéon-Assas (Maîtrise) and Cornell (LLM) and is a graduate of HEC School of Management (Paris) and ESCP Europe. Torsten holds a certificate in private international law from the Hague Academy of International Law.


Professional experience

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  • Attorney at law New York
  • Avocat à la Cour Luxembourg
  • Avocat au barreau de Paris
  • Co-author with Manfred Dietrich, Luxembourg Chapter of Governance, Legal Guidelines for International Management, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
  • Co-author with Manfred Dietrich, Luxembourg Chapter of Governance International: Rechtsleitfaden für die Management-Praxis, Schäffer-Pöschel, 2011 
  • The geographical optimisation of cross-border LBOs: a comparative legal and financial study of the French, German and Luxembourg systems, Les Echos de la Recherche, ESCP-EAP Paris, 2007
  • English
  • French
  • German